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impact for us. the potential is there for some rain and maybe some snow for our region. we'll talk more about that. but take a look at this, freeze warnings in effect for the areas that have not seen it yet, including the district. just about everybody seeing temperatures at or below freezing tonight. wait until i show you how cold the numbers get overnight. >>> the presidential election down to the wire in this 11th hour. the night before the election, it is too close to call and virginia is extremely important. today mitt romney has an action-packed schedule today. four states, including a stop in fairfax and george mason. new presidential numbers for virginia came out today. the nbc "wall street journal" survey puts 48% for president obama, 47% for romney. and the rasmussen poll shows 50% for romney, 48% for the president in the commonwealth. julie carey joins us from fairfax on romney's pit stop this afternoon. julie? >> reporter: well, it is emptied out now, but a short while ago the patriots center was filled up to the very top row. supporters here eager to show enthusiasm th
be challenging for thousands of people who use metro. the transit system is operating on a reduced schedule. jackie bensen joins us from friendship heights now. >> reporter: wendy, it's hard to tell at this point. metro did add some trains. a pre-scheduled move around 9:00 this morning. i think a lot of people are going to stagger their departure from work to avoid a repeat of this morning. in clarendon, there was frustration. d.c.-bound riders who had already experienced single tracking delays on the orange line between the vienna and church stations had to take a bus bridge from east falls church to the claren deny station, because the boston and other station ws are closed. all of it for trackwork. >> do you have to work today? >> yes, i do. that's where i'm on my way right now. >> are you going to be late? >> i don't know. i hope not. >> i'm supposed to go to the dentist. i guess i'm going to be late. >> reporter: these twitter pictures were sent by red line riders. they show pictures of crowded platforms where trains were being single tracked. >> i went down into the bethesda station t
. unfortunately that could mean more power outages. for us, 45 degrees, winds out of the north at 16 miles per hour. cloudy skies with rain moving in. temperatures are on the cold side. look at these windchills, sitting at 35 in gaithersburg, 38 at the airport and 37 in manassas. once again, this will not be a big event for us. i'll come back and tell you what the big event will be, though, in just a minute. >>> a live look at reagan national airport where a number of flights heading north have been canceled already. united airlines suspended most of its service this afternoon. american airlines joined in. canceling flights to philadelphia. most airlines are warning passengers they need to reschedule and waiving some flight fees. >>> after his victory last night, president obama and the first family are due back in washington this hour. his long day started with the early-morning victory speech. soon he needs to get back to work with congress to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. keith russell is tracking the president's travel today. keith? >> hey, wendy. president obama and the first family a
using the energy in virginia which again would create more jobs. >> reporter: voter core win long said he made his decision for tim kaine. >> he is a moderate democrat. i favor moderate republicans and moderate democrats. the choice between those two so i went with the democrat. >> reporter: some voters say no mat here the final vote goes to, it is a relief to see the end of the tv ads in particular. >> anything on television without having ads. and i am so sick of it. >> reporter: some political watchers expect that the virginia senate race will be followed by the presidential race, meaning that if the democrats take presidency, tim kaine will be senator. if it goes to the republicans, then george allen. we'll have to see. we'll explore that more at 6:00. richard jordan, news4. >> voting wasn't quick or easy for thousands of people in our area who waited in long lines today. and it didn't matter whether you voted in virginia, the district or maryland. a look at some of the problems that slowed down voting. >> reporter: they've handled here at roosevelt high school. these are people he
hill today to tell lawmakers what he has learned about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. keith rsell is at the live desk with details on what lawmakers are saying about his testimony. >> wendy, general david petraeus told lawmakers he consistently told congress there were terrorist elements involved in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. petraeus said there were extremists in the group that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others, describing them as affiliates of al qaeda. following closed-door sessions with the tej committees, the big question became did petraeus alter his stance from a previous briefing. he said on september 14th his story was different from his presentation today. democrats say it's been the same the whole time. general petraeus was not asked about his affair with paula broadwell, but did take it upon himself to apologize for his actions. live in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. >>> the white house said president obama had a constructive meeting with congressional leaders on the looming fiscal cliff. the president met with top
rosen field shows us, some help from our area is on the way. >> reporter: you've been without power for four days this is a sight for sore eyes. these crews are here on devon road in essex fells. they've been working for much of the afternoon to try to restore power to this community. 90% of the 2,200 people who live in this borough still do not have electricity. it's been since monday as we all know. as you travel around this area, people who see these trucks, they're either thrilled because they stop on their street in their neighborhood or they beg them to come to their neighborhood. >> we're looking for a truck so we can get some answers. everyone's in desperate need. we understand that. we're just really trying to, even if we can just get heat. never mind tv or anything. we just want to get heat. so we can survive at night. it's so cold out. >> well, i was awakened by the sound of the diesel idling trucks in front of the house. it was one, then another, then another. i looked outside. it was -- felt like christmas. somebody delivering new telephone poles as three of them snappe
miles an hour. that gives us a windchill of 41. it is a very chilly night tonight. take a look at these numbers. gaithersburg, already down to 39 there. 39 as well toward winchester, back towards leesburg and manassas. the current temperature at 43. talking a very cool night tonight. and one thing that is going to help us, we could really get cold tonight. but with cloud cover moving in, you can see clouds beginning to make their way in. that should help temperatures stay up a little bit. but it's still going to be a very chilly night tonight. i'll let you know how cold things will be when you wake up tomorrow. and what we think now as far as the weekend and your holiday week next week coming up in the full forecast. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray announced a plan to create 100,000 new jobs for the city in the next five years. gray said the city is doing well economically. he wants a diversified work force not dependent on federal jobs. tom sherwood is here with details on his plan. >> the mayor wants high-tech jobs, more medical jobs, jobs in hospitality, more retail, the city's
's rescue after she had been attacked in her upper northwest d.c. home. news 4 pat collins joins us live with his reaction in the chevy chase neighborhood where it all unfolded. pat? >> jim. two things tonight. first, official charges for that teenager accused of beating and robbing an 81-year-old woman. and then we hear from the postman who came to her aid. >> it's hard. i never seen anything like this in this community ever. it's strange. unfortunately, it had to happen to someone like her. >> this is teddy, he's the mailman in this neighborhood. he came to the rescue of that 81-year-old woman beaten and robbed in her home on mckinley street. >> knocked on her door to give her the mail and i notice she was disturbed. and she reached out to me and said, you have to help me. i said, what happened? she said, she had been attacked and robbed. i said, do you need the police? she said, yes, could you please call them. >> reporter: this happened wednesday and police say an 18-year-old broke through a basement window and robbed the woman who lives here. >> she had a big bruise and a bump, you
on the man wanted for allegedly bombing three northern virginia homes. police tell us alan stewart ii was just arrested near great falls, montana. he's accused of throwing bombs into three stafford homes earlier this week. he targeted an ex-girlfriend and two officers who arrested him in the past. officers in montana say stewart threw several pipe bombs at them when they tried to pull him over today. >>> the financial toll from hurricane sandy could be more than double the estimates we heard before it hit. new estimates today indicate the total cost could reach $50 billion. $30 billion in economic loes, and up to $20 billion in the cost for insurance companies. this estimate went up because of damage to new york subway system and the blocked roads that are keeping help out of so many communities. for the first time since sandy shut them down, all three of new york's major airports are up and running. you can see the flooding mess at laguardia just a couple of days ago. that airport now open with a limited schedule. both jfk and newark which had already opened on a limited basis, are e
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